Greece

Greece may seek up to 24 billion euros in first new aid tranche - paper

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ATHENS - Greece may seek 24 billion euros (16 billion British pounds) in a first tranche of bailout aid from international lenders in August to prop up its banks and repay debts falling due at the ECB, a pro-government Greek newspaper said in its early Sunday editions.

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Greek stock market to reopen Monday after five-week shutdown 31 Jul 2015

ATHENS - Greece's stock market will reopen on Monday after a five-week shutdown caused by capital controls, but local investors will face restrictions aimed at stemming capital flight, a bourse spokeswoman said on Friday.

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 2-Greek stock market to reopen Monday after five-week shutdown 31 Jul 2015

ATHENS, July 31 - Greece's stock market will reopen on Monday after a five-week shutdown caused by capital controls, but local investors will face restrictions aimed at stemming capital flight, a bourse spokeswoman said on Friday.

Greece will make recapitalising banks this year a priority - central bank official 31 Jul 2015

ATHENS - Greece will make it a priority to recapitalise the nation's banks by the end of this year, probably using a bail-out fund to plug capital shortfalls, a Greek central bank official told Reuters on Friday.

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Greek PM defends controversial 'Plan B' for euro zone exit 31 Jul 2015

ATHENS - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras acknowledged on Friday that his government had made covert contingency plans in case Greece was forced out of the euro, but rejected accusations that he had plotted a return to the drachma. | Video

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If Greek trades in U.S. are any guide, Athens bourse may have rocky re-start 31 Jul 2015

LONDON - U.S.-listed equity instruments tied to Greece have fallen around 20 percent since the Athens stock market was closed in late June, heralding a potentially rough start when it finally re-opens.

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European investors warming to euro assets, still holding cash - Reuters poll 31 Jul 2015

LONDON - European investors, jittery over China's economic health and reverberations of the euro zone crisis, kept cash allocations near three year highs but lifted exposure to European assets as immediate concerns over the Greek crisis subsided.

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UK investors pile into stocks as risk appetite returns - Reuters poll 31 Jul 2015

LONDON - British investors bumped up their stock bets by the most in a year in July and pulled out of cash, a Reuters poll found, after a deal to keep Greece in the euro stoked investors' appetite for riskier assets.

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Global economic woes dent strong UK consumer sentiment - GfK 31 Jul 2015

LONDON, July 31 - British consumer morale eased in July as concerns about Greece and the global economy weighed on Britons' outlook for the economic situation over the next year, a survey showed on Friday.

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Greece's Tsipras asserts control over party with congress vote 30 Jul 2015

ATHENS - Greece's ruling Syriza movement backed a call on Thursday from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to hold an emergency party congress as he seeks to assert his control over rebel lawmakers balking at new bailout talks.